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. and with that, we've got sister simone campbell from nuns on the bus in studio with us. we'll talk to our sports editor, dave we've adopted him. they play him, we adopted him. all that coming up, but first this is the full court press. >> headlines making news, the major league baseball championship series got underway. the new york yankees are having a rough go at it against the tigers 2-0. derek jeter broke hissing a yell. nlcs,ed cardinals won over san francisco 6-4 yesterday game two in that series. tonight, yankees-detroit tomorrow. >> bill: yankees have had a hard time. a-rod benched. >> they sat him down for a couple games. >> bill: because he's been playing such poor baseball. >> i'm on team tigers, by the way. i jumped ship from the nationals, i'm now on the tigers bandwagon. >> eric clapton is a bit richer, a painting from his private art collection sold for over $34 million. >> whoa! >> at an auction. the painter was sold for the highest price ever for a work by a living artist. eric clapton bought the oil on canvas, part of a series of three for just over $3,000,000.10 years ago so i
started through the network lobby. it's a group of american sisters, sister simone campbell hoaring named the first one which went through nine states a couple of months ago through iowa and all the way through virginia. she was in studio with us before they went on the trip and the day they got back to washington d.c. the whole emphasis was bring attention to the ryan budget, the nuns believe this is not the direction a catholic church ought to be supporting in their government wrong policies and particularly pertinent, because ryan himself is such you a big catholic. since then, sister simone campbell told us the other day there have been many, many different states where groups of nuns have said hey we want to do a nones on the bus tour in our state or this state. they even did one on the stanton island ferry which is just a nuns on the ferry. >> sure. >> bill: and so we had planned right now and looking at dan to find out what's going on to be talking to the latest nuns on the bus tour is in ohio, where they were met by protestors from the tea party. ok? now, the tea party actually --
god. all right. >> simon cowell's got at least another year of work. fox yesterday announced it will pick up the reality show x factor for a third season although it's gotten nowhere near the ratings of "american idol." fans seem to be happy with the new judges demi lovato and britney spears. >> bill: simon cowell. i don't think he has to worry about it. >> i haven't been watching the x factor. >> bill: who are these people? >> tiger woods is trying something new. he's building a golf course. >> not chitting? >> reports the star golfer is trying his hand as course architect designing his first one doing so at a resort in cabo in mexico. the 14-time major champion says it will be a course that anybody of any experienced level will be able to enjoy. no word on how many more courses he wants to build and how much he's getting paid but it is costing $12 million to build. >> bill: it is costing $12 million because they have to bring the water from northern california. baja, california, it is a freaking
bill press does this every morning. every morning. anyway. >> bill: you and sister simon campbell are the only two guests i know of that show up on their bikes. >> so a nun? >> bill: yes. and it's a little more difficult for her to ride because she has that great big habit. >> okay. she doesn't wear that come on. >> bill: so how are you? >> i am well. thank you. >> bill: let's talk about the gay rights issues. on obama and romney is there a clear difference? >> sure, undoubtedly. i mean -- >> bill: it is like night and day? >> it is like night and day. first of all, you know, president obama came out for support same-sex marriage. so that is huge. he essentially took the issue off of the table because of that. >> bill: it took him a long time by the way. >> it did. and certainly it's not the only issue -- >> bill: but a huge difference. >> yes, because romney supports the federal marriage amendment. just yesterday there was a piece floated at buzzfeed saying that -- you know -- >> bill: he was dropping his support. so all of our listeners and viewers understand. th
last week, the roger simon piece that said that congressman ryan actually holds the governor in a bit of disdain and has referred to him as "the stench"? did that surprise you? did you find that to be credible? >> oh, well, i think they actually came out and said that was satire. they added an editor's note. i think there were a lot of people who didn't understand it was satire. it was added -- they added an editor's note the next day. "buzzfeed" called them and asked about that. >> john: well, i'm relieved. >> it was an attempt at satire. >> john: when the onion site is down, i go right to politico for their insights. >> you need to be pretty clear when you're attempting satire on politico. it is not exactly what you're expecting. >> john: it did seem like ryan winced when he pointed out that barack obama didn't raise taxes during his first term. >> that was pretty great. his reaction was kind of a wts. wtf. what are you doing? by all accounts, i've done a lot of reporting on this, ryan and romney have a v
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